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MODEL OF HULL TUG HONOURED FOR FALKLANDS SERVICE FINDS BERTH WITH SHIPPING LAW FIRM

Myton Law is providing a new berth for a large scale model of The Salvageman, a former Hull tug which won battle honours for service in the Falklands War.

MYTON LAW TAKE TO THE BRIDGE

Shipping lawyers from Humber-based Myton Law were put through their paces at a maritime training session at the Modal Training facility in Immingham at the heart of the UK’s largest port network on July 10.

Maersk Tangier – Part 2 – Court of Appeal keeps it simple

As promised, this is the second legal update on the Maersk Tangier case, considering the package limitation issues raised in the case. Briefly, the question was whether details on the face of a waybill recording the number of tuna loins as the number of “PCS” shipped, could constitute the number of “packages or units” for limitation purposes.

Carrier issues waybill but Court of Appeal says the contract of carriage was “covered by a bill of lading”. Go figure… (Maersk Tangier – Part 1)

It is a testament to the ingenuity (and, cynics might say, powers of self preservation) of English law and lawyers that in certain circumstances the effect of the law can actually be entirely contrary to what it would on first glance, appear. By way of illustration, this article considers one of the issues considered in the Maersk Tangier case (AP Moller-Maersk A/S trading as Maersk Line v Kyokuyo Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 778).

Myton Law Provides Hull Base for Wind Turbine Service Company

Riverside House, the HQ of Myton Law on Hull’s Humber waterfront is Muehlhan Wind Service’s first UK office. 

United Towing

Celebrating and acknowledging 50 years of tug operations from Myton Law's Riverside House HQ.

Capped Costs in the London Circuit Commercial Court

The London Circuit Commercial Court has introduced a voluntary pilot scheme for capped costs litigation.

Litigant in person’s procedural wrangling divides the Supreme Court – decision on service by email.

In the recent judgement Barton v Wright Hassall LLP [2018] UKSC 12 the Supreme Court has considered the power under CPR 6.15(2) to order that steps already taken to bring the claim form to the attention of the defendant by an alternative method or at an alternative place is good service.

Clear wording prevails - Lukoil v Ocean Tankers 2018

There are some cases where (and perhaps with a degree of hindsight) it is difficult to see how there could be any other outcome. Lukoil Asia Pacific PTE Limited v Ocean Tankers (PTE) Limited [2018] is one of them.

MYTON LAW ADVISES ON HULL CONTAINER TERMINAL AGREEMENT

Myton Law has advised Samskip Multimodal BV on a new agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) relating to container services at the 30-acre Hull Container Terminal, Queen Elizabeth Dock.

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